Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of convicted felon

Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of convicted felon (Image 1)
Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of convicted felon (Image 1)

Metro police said a tip to Crime Stoppers led to the arrest of a convicted felon wanted for two recent convenience store robberies.

James Knight was taken into police custody on Monday.

The 33-year-old man is accused of entering Daily's located at 7691 Highway 70 South just before 5 a.m. on the morning of August 8 and demanding cash from the store clerk at knife point.

A struggle broke out between Knight and the clerk before he fled the scene with six packs of cigarettes.

A short time later, Knight is believed to have entered the Mapco located at 4314 Harding Pike and demanded cash from the clerk at knife point.

The clerk complied.

Knight is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.

Police said he has previous convictions for cocaine possession and theft among others.

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